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The Austin Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Stephen Murdock, the Director of the United States Bureau of the Census from 2007 to 2009, will be our speaker at our May monthly meeting. This will be one of our highlight presentations of the year. Dr. Murdock will provide an up-to-date report on the pending 2020 Census including funding issues and the potential impact on the full population count, data collection and data quality, and how these issues may impact our lives both in the present and for genealogical research in the future. This is one presentation that you should not miss. And as always, we welcome visitors to our monthly meetings. So, bring a friend
Speaker: Dr. Steve Murdock – Past Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census, Professor – Rice University
Dr. Murdock is currently the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Professor of Sociology at Rice University. Prior to his appointment at Rice, Dr. Murdock was the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Demography and Organization Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the Director of the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research.
Earlier, Dr. Murdock was a Regents Professor and Head of the Department of Rural Sociology at Texas A&M University. He was also the official State Demographer of Texas, the first person to occupy that position. And as noted above, he was Director of the Bureau of the Census from 2007 to 2009.
Dr. Murdock is the author or editor of 15 books and more than 150 articles and technical reports on the implications of current and future demographic and socioeconomic change